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QUESTION: What should kids ask and say to college coaches if they call? ANSWER: A phone call from a coach is good opportunity to get your questions answered. Keep a list handy. Jeannie Borin, M.Ed. , founder of College-Connections suggests the following for your consideration: When and where are showcases and how do I obtain information? What positions are available and how many players are being recruited for what years? What are NCAA requirements and how do I register? When should students contact coaches and when can coaches contact them? Do I need to apply early if I am a recruited athlete? What should be included on the athletic profile? How much playing time will I get as a recruited athlete? Would you like me to prepare a video? Jeannie is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (ICEA). Related Reading For College-Bound Students: Is it Better to Apply “Undecided” or Declare a Major? Your College Admissions Essay: Get Real College Tour Tip: Schedule Department Meetings Two Weeks in...